Main and range fuse pullouts


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Old 01-21-15, 04:27 PM
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Main and range fuse pullouts

Hello guys. I'm in desperate need of some advice.

I very much need to track down a set of fuse pullouts for the panel I am linking below. If I can't find them I can't get a mortgage on a house I'd really like to buy. If anyone can offer any insight that would be great!

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Thank you so much!
 
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Old 01-21-15, 04:38 PM
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No one here knows where on the planet you are since you did not add your location when you registered so how does anyone suggest a place to buy them?
Any Lowes, HD, Manards, electrical supply has fused disconnects.
Makes me wonder about all the other electrical issues there may be.
A lot more info just may save you a ton of money.
EG: size of panel, ungrounded outlets, knob and tube wiring, GFI's in garage, kitchen, bathrooms?
 
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Old 01-21-15, 05:32 PM
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Welcome to the forums.

Joe brings up a valid point.... with a panel of this age.... other electrical issue.

All I can tell you is......
Walker Electrical Co., Inc.
Division of I.T.E. Circuit Breaker Company
Atlanta, Georgia

I would severely doubt you'll find any parts for that panel. That panel looks to have been run hot also. It would probably be best to replace it.

In looking thru your pictures I spotted an interesting piece of BX just sticking thru a hole in the panel. The red wire going to a fuse, the black wire to neutral and the white wire connected to nothing.

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Old 01-21-15, 05:46 PM
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Could that be a 240 volt circuit on plug fuses? I would suggest changing out the panel.
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Old 01-21-15, 05:53 PM
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No.... the black wire is connected to a neutral block.

The black wiring I'm pointing to is the bottom one.
 
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Old 01-21-15, 06:23 PM
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Some insurers may have issues with fuse panels and choose not to insure you. You may want to consider changing to a breaker panel.
 
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Old 01-21-15, 06:48 PM
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Poster is in Mount Laurel,New Jersey.
 
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Old 01-21-15, 07:57 PM
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Change the panel, you'll never find the pullouts. If the meter socket and service entrance wiring is as old as the panel, as I suspect it is, you'll need a complete new service inside and out, probably 100 amp minimum.
 
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Old 01-21-15, 08:37 PM
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Since you are buying ask the seller to prove the utilities work or negotiate for a repair or replacement.
 
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Old 01-21-15, 09:28 PM
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This may be a foreclosure purchase. Basically it's an as-it-is purchase and the buyer is responsible for upgrading to the loaners satisfaction.
 
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Old 01-22-15, 05:42 AM
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PJ,good eye, I thought it was on the fuse,guess I need a prescription upgrade.
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Old 01-23-15, 12:42 AM
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That wiring dates to the early-mid 1950's. You need at the very least a panel change. A partial or full rewire wouldn't hurt, either.
 
 

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